Category: Articles/Interview

Articles & Interviews on power sector covering latest issues, market analysis, views and opinions.

Role of EVs in achieving solar power dreams

India has set itself an ambitious target of reaching 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2022, of which 160 GW is from solar and wind power. This translates to 30% of India’s total...

The tyranny of energy uncertainty

Two states, pioneers in renewable energy, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan, were in the news recently for contrasting reasons, and neither was about tariffs. One set a new national record for renewable energy capacity dispatched,...

Route to Improving Rechargeable Lithium Batteries

Most of today’s lithium-ion batteries, which power everything from cars to phones, use a liquid as the electrolyte between two electrodes. Using a solid electrolyte instead could offer major advantages for both safety and...

Power demand up, but engines aren’t humming

The demand for electricity is stronger this fiscal, with coal consumption rising even in July, when hydro power flooded the market. But the generation till July, which grew by a mere 4 per cent...

New Delhi: CleanMax Solar, one of the biggest solar-rooftop firms in India, has recently bagged a Rs 700 crore investment from US-based private equity firm Warburg Pincus. In a conversation with ETEnergyworld, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)...

UP faces acute power crisis

Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is reeling under a severe power crisis on Tuesday after a major fault in a transmission line in the state’s western region, officials said. “Due to congestion in...